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The Iranian Cultural Week in has been warmly welcomed in the capital of Minsk with more than 40,000 lovers of Persian art and culture visiting the event, Press TV reported.
The exhibition “Isfahan School of Art”, displaying a dazzling array of Persian traditional art, was inaugurated Monday at Iran’s art gallery in The Hague, Netherlands, Tehran Times reported.
Minsk’s Palace of Art in Belarus will host a ten-day Iranian culture festival which will begin on June 14.
Saturday, 28 May 2011 06:14

‘Amou Norouz’ to hit market

Iran’s national doll ‘Amou Norouz’ (Uncle Norouz) will hit market next month.
Thursday, 19 May 2011 10:27

Rare Aab-Ask Village ritual

A day in the Persian month unique of Ordibehesht (April 21-May 21) of every year is an interesting occasion for all the women of Aab-Ask Village in northern Iran.
Saturday, 14 May 2011 09:55

Abyaz Palace houses Anthropology Museum

Tehran’s Museum of Anthropology was established some decades ago.
Sunday, 01 May 2011 06:50

Iran commemorates Persian Gulf Day

Iran has marked the national Persian Gulf Day to protect the waterway's cultural and historical identity, serving as one of the important symbols of national identity.
Thursday, 14 April 2011 04:55

Iran to hold cultural week in Vienna

Iran will hold a culture week in Austria in spring 2011, announced Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini, Mehr News Agency reported.
A series of programs began at the Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) in Tehran on Saturday to familiarize Tehran residents with the beautiful side of Sistan-Baluchestan, the southeastern Iranian province that …
Saturday, 09 April 2011 13:19

Iran marks national Nuclear Day

Iran begins the ceremony marking the National Nuclear Technology Day as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hails the country's peaceful nuclear achievements.
Senior Iranian officials announced that they plan to boost the country's cultural exports in a move to introduce the Persian culture and civilization to the outside world, specially the nations …
Friday, 01 April 2011 05:46

Bulgaria marks Persian New Year

Bulgaria has organized a cultural ceremony as an effort to introduce the Persian New Year (Nowruz) festivities in the capital city of Sofia.
Iranians have been marking Nowruz every year since the ancient Persians borrowed this spring celebration from the astronomically advanced Babylonians and Persianized it when Cyrus the Great conquered Mesopotamia.
Monday, 21 March 2011 04:45

New Iranian calendar year begins

The new Iranian calendar year 1390 has begun and all the Iranians around the globe are celebrating their biggest cultural and national event, Nowruz.
Iranian artists will promote the culture and rituals of the celebration of Iranian New Year known as Nowruz in 40 countries, Tehran Times reported.
Thursday, 17 March 2011 12:17

Nowruz and Islamic traditions

The Almighty God in several verses in holy Quran has advised man to go to the nature and see how He makes the signs of Allah’s rebirth in the seasons …
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 11:07

Iran’s national doll Amu Nowruz unveiled

Iran’s national doll Amu Nowruz (Uncle Noruz) will find ways into children’s arms at Nowruz this year, celebrating the New Year’s arrival.
Senior officials from 20 countries including a number of presidents of the Persian-speaking states will be attending the ancient Persian New Year (Nowruz) festivities in Iran, Tehran Times reported.
The people of Iran are currently busy preparing themselves to celebrate their most glorious national festival of Nowruz as new Iranian solar calamander year 1390 approaches. Since early Persian history, …
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 12:56

Bisotoun to host largest Haft Seen

Iran's Bisotoun, an ancient site in the western city of Kermanshah, will host the largest Haft Seen ever set to celebrate the upcoming Persian New Year, Nowruz.